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1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BG2243P
hi fellow iatn members. this mazda was towed in as a no start. no spark,no fuel inj pulse,no mil on even key on engine off and it looks like no communication w/scanner. i am trying to run power and ground checks on ecu but there is a discrepency between mitche...
1981 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ04SOB
I've had this car on the side for about a week. for the past 3 days I've just been staring at it scratching my head. Heres one for all you old timers and even you new-jacks building your first hotrod. This is a 1981 280zx with a fresh engine (never been ran)...
1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1119V
This vehicle has an miss that floats from cylinder to cylinder. It can be seen on an ignition scope secondary pattern. The burnline is cut short down to 1 or 2ms and coil saturation begins immediately. This is what happens when the misfire occurs. I scoped the... Trouble codes: 1336
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D01
Hope we can get some help with this Nissan. A few months ago it came in with a stalling complaint. We replaced IAC and all was good for about 2 months. Now its back with same problem. Removed IAC and found to be comtaminated with anti freeze. Replaced again th...
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: 4T1BF18B5X
Car brought in for CV axles replacement as both sides of outter boots are broken and making noise on tight turns. After replacing with rem: axles, car is expereincing slide wobble during take off at the speed betweem 20 mph and 40 mph, and smooth out beyond 40...

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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8143Y
i received alot of responses to this problem. some of you said just because there is spark at the plugs ,does not mean there is enough spark in the combustion chamber. it turn out the spark i had was very weak. i replaced the coil and it started right up. than...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L air bag light on VIN: KMHWF35V9Y
Well, thanks everbody that repied. Well, the biggest problem was my P.O.S snap-on scanner. It just wasn't working properly, if i turned it off then on, i would check codes and data just once, then i would loose it, turn the scanner off and on again and ssame...
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